Upcoming Events

Tuesday, January 8 – Opening of Miniature to Monumental by Richard Summons

Rick Summons creates fascination works of art, both naturalistic and surrealistic in bronze, aluminum, stainless steel, gypsum cements, stoneware, porcelain, bonded metals and stone. Rick produces works for individuals, corporate and nonprofit organizations, and educational institutions, which include medallions, awards, life size human and animal figures, portraiture, public art installations, and restorations of decorative interior/exterior architectural elements. This Exhibit will run from January 8 through March.
LOCATION: The Romberger Gallery of the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art; 176 Water Company Rd; Millersburg, PA 17061

Saturday, February 23 – Animal Odyssey with Ray Owen

Join the Ned Smith Center in welcoming Grammy nominated artist Ray Owen to the Ned Smith Gallery for a fun filled kids show. Ray will be presenting “Animal Odyssey,” a tuneful animal kingdom adventure teeming with sea creatures, tree beasts, farm animals and frolicking fauna. come journey through a land of rousing songs, down a river of rollicking stories, through a rolling valley of wide-eye surprises to a sea of kids comedy. Featured highlights include a great farm animal impersonation competition and a zany chicken karaoke contest for kids!
TIME: 11 a.m.
LOCATION: The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art; 176 Water Company Rd; Millersburg, PA 17061
ADMISSION: $6/person 5 and older

 

Sunday, March 31 – Waterfowl Watch

Join Scott Bills, Retired Land Management Group Supervisor, PA Game Commission, along the banks of the Susquehanna River at the Millersburg Gun and Conservation Club (2 miles West of the Ned Smith Center) to learn about waterfowl and their seasonal migration patterns. In past years, we have been fortunate enough to spot majestic bald eagles fishing the chilly waters of the River. Please dress for the weather. Binoculars, field guides, spotting scopes, a warm fire and hearty refreshments will be provided. Preregistration is not mandatory but highly suggested; please call 717-692-3699 or email info@nedsmithcenter.org.
TIME: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
LOCATION: Millersburg Gun Club
ADMISSION: Free admission, donations accepted.

 

Saturday, April 6 – Hunter Trapper Safety Course

This training course is required by law for all first-time hunters and trappers before buying a license and is open to anyone age 11 and older. There will be a certification exam at the end of the course. Course manuals are available at the Ned Smith Center gift shop during regular hours (Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.). Lunch will be provided. To register, please visit the Pennsylvania Game Commission website (pgc.pa.gov), click on “Education,” and search for this class by name and location.
TIME: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
LOCATION: The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art; 176 Water Company Rd; Millersburg, PA 17061
ADMISSION: There is no charge for the course, the manuals or lunch.

 

Saturday, April 6 – Boogie Piano Man, Wade Preston

Wade Preston, from Billy Joel’s Broadway hit Movin’ Out, delivers an engaging show with the time honored favorites, original compositions and audience interaction. Wade is the preeminent boogie pianist, revered for his rollicking performances, spirited versatile singing and sense of humor.
TIME: Doors open at 6 p.m. and shows begin at 7.
LOCATION: The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art; 176 Water Company Rd; Millersburg, PA 17061
ADMISSION: $25 per ticket or $40 for two

 

Tuesday, April 16 – Stuart Malina and Friends: Springtime Serenade

Join us for our favorite annual tradition. Each guest will experience world class music and interact with gifted musicians, including Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra’s Maestro, Stuart Malina. Selections are handpicked by Maestro Malina and performed in a small ensemble.
TIME: Doors open at 6 p.m. and shows begin at 7.
LOCATION: The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art; 176 Water Company Rd; Millersburg, PA 17061
ADMISSION: $35 per ticket or $60 for two

 

Saturday, April 27 & May 4 – Spring Bird Walks

Spring is an exceptional season for viewing migrating birds. Join our experienced leaders for one or both mornings to learn about identifying birds in the field.  Not an early bird?  Don’t worry.  You will find us in the parking lot for the first 30 minutes observing birds and getting accustomed to using our optics.  Novice birders and families are welcome! Binoculars provided. Preregistration is not mandatory but highly suggested; please call 717-692-3699 or email info@nedsmithcenter.org.
TIME: 7:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
LOCATION: The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art; 176 Water Company Rd; Millersburg, PA 17061
ADMISSION: Free admission, donations accepted.

 

Saturday, May 4 – Leblanc, Kissinger & Messano

For one night only, in a special event showing, see Ric Leblanc, Bob Kissinger and Theresa Messano play as a trio. The ability to adapt a unique selection of songs to acoustic genre, their attention to detail, and remarkable harmonies make this an act you won’t want to miss.
TIME: Doors open at 6 p.m. and shows begin at 7.
LOCATION: The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art; 176 Water Company Rd; Millersburg, PA 17061
ADMISSION: $15